The merchandising hit of 2020 , The Child from The Mandalorian, launches as a perfect silver miniature statue

By |2021-05-27T13:06:15+01:00May 27th, 2021|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

The merchandising hit of 2020 , The Child from The Mandalorian, launches as a perfect silver miniature statue We've been extremely impressed with the New Zealand Mint's silver miniatures over the last few years. They've issued some superb pieces in the Disney, Star Trek and Star Wars franchises, and now they've added smash-hit TV show 'The [...]

Korean bullion coin Zi: Sin Rattus joins Chiwoo Cheonwang in the transition to three dimensional silver statue

By |2021-04-30T15:29:09+01:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Miniatures, Silver, Coins Today KR|

Korean bullion coin Zi: Sin Rattus joins Chiwoo Cheonwang in the transition to three dimensional silver statue Over the last few years, Korean culture has increased its presence in the bullion coin market from almost zero, to one of the more eagerly awaited releases in the calendar. Amongst several ranges now emanating from Korea, the flagship product [...]

Geralt of Rivia – The Witcher – is the world’s first silver statue legal-tender coin, and it’s a beauty

By |2021-02-25T09:51:30+00:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Miniatures, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

Geralt of Rivia - The Witcher - is the world's first silver statue legal-tender coin, and it's a beauty We've seen a small increase in the number of miniatures/statuettes over the last few years, mainly with a range from the New Zealand Mint related to its various entertainment franchises (Disney, Star Trek, DC), and from Heads or [...]

The Velociraptor and Dilophosaurus come back to life as a pair of new silver miniatures

By |2020-09-19T15:54:32+01:00September 19th, 2020|Categories: Nature, Miniatures, Silver, Heads or Tales|

The Velociraptor and Dilophosaurus come back to life as a pair of new silver miniatures We don't normally cover much in the way of silver miniatures, preferring to stick to the precious metal coin market above all else, but the New Zealand Mint range, now quiet for quite some time, was a natural progression to [...]

Darth Vader’s sidekicks join their boss in the NZ Mints silver miniature collection

By |2020-02-05T13:41:53+00:00February 5th, 2020|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

Darth Vader's sidekicks join their boss in the NZ Mints silver miniature collection Following a superb miniature realisation of one of the movie worlds greatest villains, Darth Vader, his iconic white-clad Stormtroopers are the next to join the New Zealand Mints range of silver statuettes. Like Vader, this looks to be a [...]

Popular Korean bullion coin icon Chiwoo Cheonwang makes the leap to 3D with new miniature pair

By |2020-01-23T09:40:27+00:00January 18th, 2020|Categories: History, Miniatures, South Korea|

Popular Korean bullion coin icon Chiwoo Cheonwang makes the leap to 3D with new miniature pair One of the more sought after bullion rounds in recent years, the Chiwoo Cheonwang has opened up Korean culture to the wider coin market, and the market liked what it saw. Now a few issues old [...]

NZ Mint expands its impressive miniature range to the Star Wars Universe with Darth Vader

By |2019-10-28T11:41:30+00:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

NZ Mint expands its impressive miniature range to the Star Wars Universe with Darth Vader After a run of Star Trek, DC Comics and Disney characters, the New Zealand Mint has finally jumped into the Star Wars Universe for its range of cast silver miniatures. Not our usual thing here, we've seen a few [...]

Donald Duck is celebrating 85 quacking years at the top with a new precious metal range

By |2019-07-31T10:33:28+01:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Gold, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Donald Duck is celebrating 85 quacking years at the top with a new precious metal rangee Disney has a seemingly endless supply of characters known throughout the world, so it's fairly easy to find one that has a major anniversary coming up. Outside of the companies iconic rodent, who celebrated his 90th [...]

Did he retake his driving test in the Batmobilityscooter? Batman is 80 years old and Niue celebrates

By |2019-06-25T15:09:48+01:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Did he retake his driving test in the Batmobilityscooter? Batman is 80 years old and Niue celebrates Despite the juggernaut that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), it's probably fair to say that Batman remains the most well known and iconic superhero in popular culture today. Appearing in multiple blockbuster movies, often [...]

Minnie joins Mickey in the silver Minnieature world with a new release from the NZ Mint

By |2019-05-31T12:32:48+01:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Gold, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Minnie joins Mickey in the silver Minnieature world with a new release from the NZ Mint A little off our usual beaten track, but here's the New Zealand Mint's latest silver miniature. Last August the mint launched a whole range of coins to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse. In amongst the goodies [...]

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